Installations and Happenings

Bamboo installation structure

Main Stage & lawn @ The Living Pavilion, enter via Gate 8, University of Melbourne Melbourne, VIC 3052


Come down and experience an extraordinary assortment of temporary architectural interventions across and adjacent to The Living Pavilion site and the GSA lawn.

This semester, Bachelor of Design students of Installations & Happenings ABPL 30069 have been creating a series of participatory artworks using sustainable design methodologies and materials.

Guided by Dr Tanja Beer (Lead designer of The Living Pavilion) and Munir Vahanvati (Director of Bamboo construction company Giant Grass), this consortium of student works is likely to be one of the highlights of The Living Pavilion program.

Drop in any time between 3-5pm to meet the designers and see the works in action.

This event is part of The Living Pavilion (1 May - 17 May 2019), a transdisciplinary project connecting Indigenous knowledge, ecological science, sustainable design and participatory arts. 

To view The Living Pavilion program and for full details of the festival, please click here.

The Living Pavilion is a co-production and collaboration with THRIVE Hub (Faculty of Architecture, Building and Planning), Clean Air and Urban Landscapes Hub (CAUL) of the National Environmental Science Program, the New Student Precinct (The University of Melbourne) and CLIMARTE’s ART+CLIMATE=CHANGE 2019 Festival. The Living Pavilion’s major horticultural and design partners are Australian Institute of Landscape Architects (AILA) and Ecodynamics.